The Persecution Of Racial Discrimination In The United States

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The racial discrimination has been the biggest problem in the United States of America, which has been going on from so many years. The legacy of historic discrimination continues to weigh on the present; and current day discrimination persists throughout American life in access to healthcare, educational services, employment opportunities, wage levels, and media employment. Discrimination inhibits people 's ability to see the truth of another being and in our American history, we have witnessed so many cases related to discrimination over span of many years. In 1954 Brown v. Board of Education, a case that started the civil war in the United States of America. In 1864 the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery, …show more content…
v. McKenzie, final decision proves that discrimination is not allowed anywhere in the United States of America. If an employee feels that they are getting discriminated by their employer, they can filed a complaint to Texas Commission on Human Rights and also with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of the federal government. As previously stated, these organizations are there to protect people from discrimination and gives power to the employees, so employers treat everyone equally. “Since 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has received over 445,000 complaints that are directly related to racial discrimination” It proves that many Americans are taking advantages from this commission, all the employees can take a legal action against the employer for compensatory damages. In American constitution, it is everyone’s right to filed a complaint or sue anyone for wrong doing, many people do take the full benefit of their rights. “Title VII prohibits not only intentional discrimination, but also practices that have the effect of discriminating against individuals because of their race, color, national origin, religion, or sex” it doesn’t have to be your color that can create problems, but Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are there for any kind of …show more content…
v. McKenzie case has shown us that are rights cannot be taken away by anyone. This case has grew far and beyond from its original perspective, McKenzie has shown his fight toward the discrimination and expand many peoples thought about the EEOC. He got fired by the manager because of his skin tone, but he sued Walmart for the unlawful employment practice and the racial discrimination. However, this case is based on a single employee who did not follow the EEOC guidelines and make the Walmart to fight for him, even though it was his mistake because he fired McKenzie without any legitimate reason. There has been so much conflict between these two groups because of that racist Walmart employee. This case easily handled by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, although McKenzie, the Appellee won the case in the end and received the compensatory damage amount. Discrimination is associated with prejudices that caused, when one group thinks they are better than another because they lack the qualities that are similar to a certain

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